Brittany Pearce

Year of Call: 2015

Inn: Middle Temple

Brittany provides expert advice, is professional in her manner and approachable.  Her advice is detailed yet practical.”

Legal 500,  2021
Property and Construction

Brittany has a broad range of experience in dealing with disputes on behalf of both beneficiaries and trustees or personal representatives. Brittany is often instructed in claims seeking relief under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, and on associated matters such as claims for an equitable account. She also regularly advises on the construction of trust documents or wills, charitable bequests, and is happy to discuss with trustees and executors the extent of their duties. Brittany’s experience also extends to advising on matters such as constructive or resulting trusts, and assisting clients with claims concerning the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

Brittany is often engaged in probate proceedings, and has diverse experience of matters such as obtaining grants ad colligenda bona, the removal of caveats, the proving and validity of wills, the removal of executors and actions under the Presumption of Death Act 2013.

Professional memberships:

  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple
  • Chancery Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • BPTC, Cardiff University
  • Diploma in Law, Cardiff University
  • Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Hertford College, University of Oxford